Early on a Tuesday night at Syntax Physic Opera, Paper Bird is taking advantage of its sound check to play a bit of a new song, "Parade." It is one of several things the band will debut tonight; another is the writer of the song, Carleigh Aikins, on lead vocals. Normally, this portion of the process ... More >>
A.H. GoldsteinPaper Bird Paper Bird, These United States, Dovekins Thursday, December 31, 2009 hi-dive Better than: Going to a New Year's concert that didn't feature kazoos and Jefferson Airplane covers. It was easy to overlook the elements of chaos that marked Paper Bird's New Year's set a ... More >>
Of Meese and Spin: You know what we love about life? We learn something new every day. Today, for instance, we learned that the members of Meese are literate -- well, at least Nathan Meese, anyhow. And we also learned that Spin files the band under up-and-comers. We discovered this thanks to a Sp ... More >>
There are a dozen artists worth keeping an eye on this year. Here are the first six.